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The 2017 Range Rover Sport conquers the Inferno ski course at 96 mph

Save for a roll cage, the stunt featured a production model.

With Ben "The Stig" Collins behind the wheel, the Range Rover Sport comes down fast.

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Let the former Stig show you the Focus RS drive modes

Former Stig Ben Collins gets behind the wheel of the 2016 Ford Focus RS to explain its four driving modes, including the exciting Drift setting.

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Former Stig names Ford Mustang the best stunt car [w/video]

Ben Collins, best known for his previous role as The Stig on Top Gear, has named the Ford Mustang the best stunt car on the set during the filming of his new movie.

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Ford pits The Stig against Gran Turismo 6 in Focus ST Goodwood run

The Goodwood Festival of Speed is one of the world great automotive gatherings. So, it was the perfect event for Ford to give the refreshed 2015 Focus ST its world debut in front of a loving public. It even surprised us with a new diesel-powered version

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Audi RS6 driven by former Stig Ben Collins egged on in 'The Duel'

Apparently driving a 553-horsepower Audi RS6 Avant with carbon-fiber egg launchers that shoot paint-filled eggs is what Stigs do when they retire from Top Gear. And unfortunately for stuntman Damien Walters, he happens to be the target.

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Former Stig signs on as Bond stunt driver

Ben Collins is staying busy. The former Stig has once again returned to stunt driving, this time for the upcoming James Bond film Skyfall. According to The Mirror, Collins has been spotted filming in Istanbul, where he took the wheel to ram a Land Rover into an Zach Bowman

Top Gear UK opens new season with drive-by Stig shooting session

If we didn't know any better, we'd think there was still some bad blood between Ben Collins and the hosts of Top Gear. Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond all took a few pot shots at cardboard cutouts of the Stig during this week's episode while trying their respective hands at the art of drive-by shooting. According to

Top Gear visits the farm for next Stig

A Stig who's identity isn't a secret? Why, that just won't do, will it? As you might expect, then, Top Gear presenters Clarkson, Hammond and May are hot on the trail of a replacement Stig, and they've apparently found just the place: a farm. And not just any farm... a farm where Stigs are cultivated, no less.

Ex-Stig Ben Collins a raging Tesla Roadster fan too?

Ben Collins was Top Gear's motoring sensation the Stig, but now that he no longer holds that title, his true identity, as well as his passion for electric vehicles, has slowly leaked out. After posting a glowing review of the Nissan Leaf, Collins has decided to reveal his other love, the Tesla Ro

Video: Ex-Stig says Nissan Leaf is a driveable iPod

Ben Collins pilots the Nissan Leaf – Click above to watch video after the jump

Ben Collins suggests 'Who Wants to Be the Stig?' reality tv show

Another day, another Stig story. But this one's a bit different. The now ex-white-suited BBC driver Ben Collins has suggested that Top Gear run an X-Factor style contest to find the next Stig. From his interview with the Telegraph:

Ben "The Stig" Collins accuses BBC of bullying

Ben Collins, the artist driver formerly known as The Stig, is making sure he keeps everyone tabbed on his side of the story. Most recently, he has accused the BBC of bullying him when he informed them that he was writing a book about his years of anonymous lap times. Furthermore, he alleges that it was the BBC that actually gave away his identity in a piece for one of its own magazines, the

Ex-Top Gear employee cashing in on Stig-gate, selling autographed helmet

The Stig drama continues from the land of Top Gear. Former employee Sophia Vaizey was a production coordinator on the popular television show for 18 months. When she left, she was presented with a helmet worn by the Stig from 2002 to 2005, signed by Richard Hammond, members of the production crew and The Stig, himself.

Why the Stig outed himself

The Stig, as we're all now aware, is portrayed by talented wheelman Ben Collins. Stiggie, like the three Top Gear presenters, is beloved by fans around the globe. It's hard to attend a motorsports event without someone claiming to be a fat relative of

Some say he's Ben sacked! BBC reportedly fires The Stig

We saw this one coming; the BBC has apparently sacked The Stig. Britain's Daily Mirror tabloid reports that the Stig, a.k.a. Ben Collins, has been let go and that a new Stig has already replaced him on Top Gear. In fact, th

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